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Texas Wrecks

The state of Texas has approximately 367 miles of general coastline (not including bays, islands, etc.). To view a map of Texas, click on the map image at right. 

Below is a partial list of the wrecks located off the Texas coast. Clicking on a Vessel Name link will take you to a wreck data page where you'll find the wreck's history, specifications and pictures (when available). Use your browser's back arrow to return here. 

 

 

Texas Wrecks

Vessel Name Type Lost Location Depth
Acadia  Steamer 1865 Off Brazoria County, TX  
Albatross  Fishing Vessel   Off South Padre Island, TX 105'
B. F. Shaw  Liberty Ship 1970s Off Freeport, TX 100'
Charles A. Dana  Liberty Ship 1970s Off Port Aransas, TX 110'

USS Clifton 

Gunboat 1864

Off Freeport, TX

10'
Conrad Weiser  Liberty Ship 1970s Off Port Aransas, TX 110'
Denbigh  Steamer 1865 Off Galveston, TX 15'
Dona Nelly  Shrimp Boat   Off South Padre Island, TX 130'
Dwight L. Moody  Liberty Ship 1970s Off Matagorda Bay , TX 105'

Edward L. Scripps 

Liberty Ship 1970s Off Port Mansfield, TX

100'

USS Elizabeth  Patrol Boat 1918 Off Galveston, TX  
Espiritu Santo 

Sailing Ship

1554 Off Port Mansfield, TX  
George Dewey  Liberty Ship 1970s Off Freeport, TX 60'
George L. Farley  Liberty Ship 1970s Off Port Mansfield, TX 100'
George Vancouver  Liberty Ship 1970s Off Freeport, TX 60'
Grandcamp  Liberty Ship 1947 Texas City, TX  
Gulf Tide 

Dredge

1947 Off Galveston, TX 50'
USS Hattaras 

Gunboat

1863 Off Galveston, TX 60'
High Flyer  Freighter 1947 Texas City, TX  
Jim Bridger  Liberty Ship 1970s Off Matagorda Bay, TX 105'
John Worthington  Tanker 1943 Port Aransas, TX 25'
Joshua Thomas  Liberty Ship 1970s Off Port Mansfield, TX 100'
La Belle 

Barque

1686 Matagorda Bay, TX  
Mary 

Steamer

1876 Off Port Aransas, TX  
Matagorda Steamer 1864 Off Galveston, TX  
C.S. Neptune  Tug 1863 Galveston Bay (TX)  
New York 

Steamer

1846 Off Galveston, TX 60'
Nicaragua  Steamer 1912 Padre Island, TX 10'
Oaxaca 

Freighter

1942 Off Matagorda Bay , TX 60'
OMI Charger  Tanker 1993 Off Galveston, TX  
Rachael Jackson  Liberty Ship 1970s Off Port Aransas, TX 110'
San Esteban 

Sailing Ship

1554 Off Port Mansfield, TX  
Santa Maria de Yciar 

Sailing Ship

1554 Off Port Mansfield, TX  
Selma  Tanker 1922 Galveston, TX 15'
CSS Selma  Gunboat 1868 Near Galveston, TX  
Texas Clipper  Transport 2007 Off South Padre Island, TX 134'
V. A. Fogg  Tanker 1972 Off Freeport, TX 100'
USS Westfield 

Gunboat

1863 Galveston Bay, TX  
Will-O'-The-Wisp  Steamer 1865 Off Galveston, TX  
William F. Allen  Liberty Ship 1970s Off Freeport, TX 100'
Wilson B. Keene  Liberty Ship 1947 Texas City, TX  
         
         
         
         
         


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